Vacancy : Legal Expert in the Single Resolution Board (SRB) in Brussels

Vacancy : Legal Expert in the Single Resolution Board (SRB) in Brussels, Belgium. Duration of contract 3 years (renewable). Estimated monthly basic salary: 6.169,72 €

The Single Resolution Board (SRB) is the central resolution authority within the Banking Union, which at present is 20 eurozone countries and Bulgaria. Together with the national resolution authorities it forms the Single Resolution Mechanism. The SRB works closely with the European Commission, the European Central Bank, the European Banking Authority and national authorities. Its mission is to ensure an orderly resolution of failing banks, protecting the taxpayer from state bail-outs, which is promoting financial stability.

The Legal Expert will contribute to the successful completion of the work of a multidisciplinary and multinational legal team headed by the General Counsel and coordinated by the Team Leaders of the respective teams.

The Legal Expert will actively participate in the representation of the SRB as an agent in high-profile litigation proceedings (including proceedings before the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) and the SRB Appeal Panel). He/she will contribute to the preparation of all relevant documentation for litigation proceedings and will conduct extensive legal research, in particular as regards relevant case law (e.g. from the CJEU). Where appropriate, he/she will work closely together with legal experts outside the Legal Unit or with external legal advisors.

The Legal Expert will be providing legal advice including in crisis management situations and will be tasked with analysing legal questions of a wide-ranging and often novel nature and with preparing legal opinions. He/She will review internal and external documents, and assist in the preparation of draft decisions for the SRB’s decision-making bodies. The Legal Expert may be requested to contribute to handling of requests for access to documents under the SRB’s public access regime and assist in preparing legal advice on matters related to the HR and procurement files.

The Legal Expert will be expected to take initiative, speak and write excellent English, pay attention to detail and be solution-driven, as well as have the ability to work well in a dynamic environment. The Legal Expert will have a proactive approach and be capable of collaborating and communicating with numerous internal and external stakeholders. (photo

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